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04/28/15

Frederick Goldman gets social with bridal brands

The manufacturer is aiming to steer engagement ring and wedding band consumers to ArtCarved and Triton through story-led social media content.

04/27/15

Jewelry sales ‘weak’ for fifth consecutive month

February figures show that sales were down 0.2 percent year-over-year, with consumers favoring fashion jewelry over big-ticket items set with large gemstones.

04/27/15

What you might have missed

Here are the top five stories posted on NationalJeweler.com between March 29 and April 4, according to Google Analytics.

04/24/15

Sales trainer shares 7 steps of proactive selling

 At a session held Thursday, gemologist Debbie Hiss gave AGS Conclave attendees the low-down on how to close a sale and keep customers coming back.

04/23/15

The ‘different schema’ of the millennial shopper

Understanding how millennials work can help retailers reach them, and one seminar at AGS Conclave 2015 helped to identify just who these consumers are.

04/23/15

Coach’s Corner: Pinterest, a gift for salespeople

Pat Henneberry loves Pinterest, the photo sharing site that has garnered more than 70 million users over the last five years. Here’s why salespeople should too. 

04/23/15

6 display changes that will increase sales

Stocking bridal merchandise by style instead of vendor and looking like the store you want to become are two ways retailers can increase revenues, an author and consultant said in an education session held Wednesday at AGS Conclave 2015. 

04/21/15

7 security mistakes made at trade shows

A former Israeli Defense expert who now heads a jewelry-focused security firm runs down the main missteps exhibitors make that lead to losses. 

04/21/15

PGI says platinum sales up for second year in a row

Lower retail price points, more marketing and commodity prices nearing parity were all factors in the metal’s success in the U.S. market.